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5 - 4
37-78

Game Story

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Texas Rangers talked before their game Saturday about how they didn't need new right fielder Alex Rios to be their savior as he takes over for suspended slugger Nelson Cruz.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tex 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 5 7 1
Hou 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 4 8 2

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Houston
José Altuve doubled to deep center, L.J. Hoes scored
TEX 0 - HOU 1
Bottom 4th: Houston
Chris Carter homered to deep left
TEX 0 - HOU 2
Top 6th: Texas
A.J. Pierzynski homered to deep right
TEX 1 - HOU 2
Bottom 6th: Houston
Matt Domínguez hit sacrifice fly to right center, José Altuve scored
TEX 1 - HOU 3
Top 7th: Texas
Elvis Andrus homered to left, Jurickson Profar scored
TEX 3 - HOU 3
Bottom 7th: Houston
Brandon Barnes scored, L.J. Hoes to third on wild pitch
TEX 3 - HOU 4
Top 8th: Texas
Álex Ríos tripled to center, Engel Beltre scored
TEX 4 - HOU 4
Mitch Moreland safe at first on catcher Jason Castro's fielding error, Álex Ríos scored, Mitch Moreland out at second
TEX 5 - HOU 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Leonys MartínCF 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 .278
Elvis AndrusSS 5 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 3 .260
Ian Kinsler2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .269
Adrián Béltre3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
A.J. PierzynskiC 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .277
Engel BeltrePR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Geovany SotoC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Álex RíosRF 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .279
Mitch Moreland1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .245
Jurickson ProfarDH 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .243
David MurphyLF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .226
Craig GentryPH-LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248
Totals 33 5 7 4 2 4 6 1 16
Batting
2B - A Pierzynski (15, L Harrell)
3B - A Rios (3, L Harrell)
HR - E Andrus (1, 7th inning off K Chapman 1 on, 2 Out), A Pierzynski (13, 6th inning off B Peacock 0 on, 1 Out)
S - L Martin
RBI - E Andrus 2 (38), A Pierzynski (46), A Rios (56)
2-out RBI - E Andrus 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Kinsler 3, D Murphy 2
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - L Martin (27, 2nd base off B Peacock/J Castro)
CS - L Martin (6, 2nd base by B Peacock/J Castro)
Fielding
E - E Andrus (12, field)
Outfield assists - L Martin
DP - 1 (E Andrus-M Moreland)

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Robbie GrossmanLF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .256
L.J. HoesRF 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 .237
José Altuve2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 .282
Jason CastroC 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .272
Chris CarterDH 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .212
Matt Domínguez3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .231
Jonathan VillarPR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
Brett Wallace1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .222
Brandon BarnesCF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 .242
Jake ElmoreSS-3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Totals 32 4 8 3 1 5 8 2 15
Batting
2B - J Altuve (18, D Holland)
HR - C Carter (20, 4th inning off D Holland 0 on, 0 Out)
S - J Elmore
SF - M Dominguez
RBI - J Altuve (40), C Carter (53), M Dominguez (56)
2-out RBI - J Altuve
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Altuve 1, B Barnes 2
GIDP - B Wallace
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - L Hoes (3, 2nd base off J Frasor/A Pierzynski), B Barnes (10, 3rd base off J Frasor/A Pierzynski)
Fielding
E - J Castro (5, field); J Elmore (6, field)

Pitching

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Derek Holland 6.0 6 3 3 2 6 1 1.25 3.07
Jason Frasor(W, 3-2) 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.10 2.97
Joakim Soria(HLD, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.26 3.48
Joe Nathan(SV, 34) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.90 1.54

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brad Peacock 6.0 3 1 1 4 5 1 1.52 6.43
Kevin Chapman(BS, 1) 0.2 1 2 0 0 1 1 1.00 0.00
Lucas Harrell(L, 5-13) 2.1 3 2 1 0 0 0 1.66 5.34
Pitching
WP - J Frasor
HBP - A Beltre (by B Peacock)
Pitches-strikes - D Holland 106-66; J Frasor 18-11; J Soria 23-14; J Nathan 12-7; B Peacock 102-58; K Chapman 13-11; L Harrell 31-16
Ground balls-fly balls - D Holland 6-6; J Frasor 1-1; J Soria 1-1; J Nathan 0-2; B Peacock 8-7; K Chapman 1-2; L Harrell 6-1
Batters faced - D Holland 25; J Frasor 5; J Soria 5; J Nathan 4; B Peacock 25; K Chapman 4; L Harrell 10
Game Details
Game Time: 3:26.
Umpires: HP--Phil Cuzzi. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 33,322.